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[texts]Narrative story of a unit on soil erosion (Volume no.1) - United States. Forest Service
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Keywords: Soil erosion Southwest, New; Active learning Southwest, New
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[texts]Designing Of Microcontroller FULL
On this occasion the author developed Microcontroller 8051 based Active Learning Media of control using 8051 microcontroller simulator MCU 8051 IDE on Windows 7 (MCU 8051 IDE can basically run on various operatingsystems)[3] to support the implementation of active learning in higher education. Instructional media developed in the form of a controlling simulation program in C language with SDCC compiler-Small Device C Compiler...
Keywords: Active Learning Media; MCU 8051 IDE; Small Device C Compiler
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[texts]15. ECE Designing Of Microcontroller Dahlan RP Sitompul
On this occasion the author developed Microcontroller 8051 based Active Learning Media of control using 8051 microcontroller simulator MCU 8051 IDE on Windows 7 (MCU 8051 IDE can basically run on various operatingsystems)[3] to support the implementation of active learning in higher education. Instructional media developed in the form of a controlling simulation program in C language with SDCC compiler-Small Device C Compiler...
Keywords: Active Learning Media; MCU 8051 IDE; Small Device C Compiler
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[texts]The cranium creative cat book of outrageous fun : draw it, sculpt it, build it - Cranium, Inc. (Firm)
Includes over 150 activities and a secret slide-out board game
Keywords: Active learning; Creative ability; Drawing; Modeling; Games; Amusements; Toy and movable books
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[texts]Design as a catalyst for learning - Davis, Meredith (Meredith J.)
Papers based on research conducted by the OMG Center for Collaborative Learning
Keywords: Creative thinking; Design; Problem solving; Active learning; Curriculum planning; Educational change
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[texts]ERIC ED379187: Using Active Learning Strategies in Psychology Classes: Illustrative Articles. - ERIC
This bibliography was designed to assist psychology instructors in incorporating active learning strategies into their courses. The document contains articles that describe specific techniques that should help students to become more involved in learning about psychology than traditional lecture methods allow. The bibliography was prepared by reviewing articles published in "Teaching of Psychology" between 1978 and 1992...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Higher Education; Instructional Materials; Learning Activities; Learning Strategies; Psychology; Scholarly Journals; Teaching Methods
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[movies]MIT 16.06 Principles of Automatic Control, Fall 2012 - MIT OpenCourseWare
View the complete course: http://ocw.mit.edu/16-06F12Instructor: Steven HallThese videos profile the active learning approach Prof. Steven Hall uses to teach his classical controls recitations. He describes the advantages of active learning and offers tips for implementing it in the classroom.License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SAMore information at http://ocw.mit.edu/termsMore courses at http://ocw.mit.eduAlbum art photo courtesy of NASA.
Keywords: active learning; recitations; teaching; learning; education; problem sets; engineering; classical control systems; feedback control systems; bode plots; root locus method
Downloads: 120
[texts]Creating an Environment for Emotional and Social Well-Being - World Health Organization
"WHO developed this document... to help teachers, students and parents create a positive psycho-social climate in their school as a means to improve school quality and the mental and physical well-being of young people."Suggested Level: PR (Professional)
Keywords: LEA; WHO; Education-- (Primary); School environment; Active learning; Bullying in schools--Prevention; Harassment in schools--Prevention; LEA.PR; Education-- (Secondary)
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[texts]ERIC ED376156: "I Got the Power": Teacher Educators, Teachers and Empowerment. - ERIC
In the current climate of empowerment models, critical research, and deconstructed theory, this discussion raises some questions regarding the concept of "empowerment" and its use as a rubric for course and program design in teacher education. From the review of literature several usages of the term empowerment emerge. Each one is examined, criticized, and largely rejected as inappropriate, or at least incomplete, for educational usage...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Educational Theories; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Metaphors; Opinion Papers; Personal Autonomy; Program Design; Student Responsibility; Teacher Education Programs; Teacher Influence; Teaching Models
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[texts]ERIC ED387416: Witness to History: Using Hands-On Activities, A Guidebook for High School History Teachers. - ERIC
This guidebook is intended to help high school students discover the connection between themselves and the people from the past by being engaged in hands-on activities. The guidebook allows students to create artifacts or recreate a process known well to people from times past. The guide is arranged to provide historical background, materials lists, and procedures for each activity. Activities focus on the following: (1) "Marbled Paper"; (2) "Cornbread"; (3) "Hornbooks"; (4) "Quill Pens"; (5) "P...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Cooperative Learning; Discovery Learning; Experiential Learning; High Schools; History Instruction; Humanities Instruction; Material Culture; Social History; Social Studies; Student Participation
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[texts]ERIC ED376167: Facility Design and Management: Innovative Approaches to Instruction. - ERIC
Sport facility design and management courses rely heavily or exclusively upon lectures and readings--modes of instruction that engage students in a passive form of learning. This paper advocates one method of stimulating higher-level thinking and active learning in facility courses--the use of cooperative small-group learning. In facility courses, this translates to assigning group projects that entail facility design and management tasks...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Building Design; Cooperative Learning; Course Organization; Facilities Management; Facility Case Studies; Facility Planning; Higher Education; Learning Activities; Recreational Facilities; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED375329: Global Trend in Education: Shifting from a Teaching-Focus to a Learning-Focus. - ERIC
Today a global shift in education is taking place, moving from a teaching focus to a learning focus. The new vision of education centers on the learner and how teachers can assist the learner in mastering needed competencies and processes required for success in the workplace and in life. This vision looks at the learner as a decision maker, choosing from among available tools and resources to create what is needed for the task at hand...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Adult Education; Corporate Education; Educational Change; Educational Improvement; Educational Philosophy; Educational Practices; Educational Trends; Learning Processes; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED386710: Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Preparing Our Preservice and Inservice Teachers in the Way We Expect "Them" To Teach. - ERIC
Drawn from a teacher-educator's experience in teaching a basic reading methods course and a Master's course for inservice teachers, this paper provides practical strategies for promoting active involvement, reflection, decision-making, and collaboration among preservice and inservice teachers. The paper first presents syllabi for the methods courses. Part 1 of the paper describes activities that are designed to provide students with opportunities to determine an instructionally sound course of a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Class Activities; Cooperative Learning; Course Descriptions; Critical Thinking; Decision Making; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Journal Writing; Methods Courses; Teacher Education
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[texts]ERIC ED382836: Service-Learning and School-to-Work Linkages. AACE Bonus Brief. - ERIC
Prominent school-to-work observers see a close connection between service-learning and school-to-work programs. Major components of service-learning are as follows: active student participation, thoughtfully organized experiences, focus on community needs and school/community coordination, academic curriculum integration, structured time for reflection, opportunities for application of skills and knowledge, extended learning opportunities, and development of a sense of caring for others...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Education Work Relationship; Public Service; Secondary Education; Service Learning; Student Participation; Student Projects; Student Volunteers; Youth Programs
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[movies]MIT2.007S09 - MIT OpenCourseWare
Welcome to 2.007! This course is a first subject in engineering design. With your help, this course will be a great learning experience exposing you to interesting material, challenging you to think deeply, and providing skills useful in professional practice. A major element of the course is design of a robot to participate in a challenge that changes from year to year. This year, the theme is cleaning up the planet as inspired by the movie Wall-E.
Keywords: engineering design; synthesis; analysis; robustness; manufacturability; active learning; idea generation; estimation; materials selection; visual thinking; kinematics; machine elements; robotics; mechanical engineering; student work; contest
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[texts]ERIC ED389376: Using a Computerized Laboratory as a Springboard for Transforming a Traditional Lecture Course. - ERIC
In 1987, a computerized laboratory component was incorporated into a traditional lower division, lecture-oriented, cognitive psychology course at State University of New York College at Plattsburgh. At first, eight computerized experiments were available for students to participate in as subjects, while students were simply assigned the activities to complete individually. Currently, however, one class period per week is dedicated to a laboratory/recitation session, with groups of six students d...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Classroom Techniques; Cognitive Psychology; Computer Assisted Instruction; Course Descriptions; Course Objectives; Curriculum Development; Group Activities; Higher Education; Learning Laboratories; Psychological Studies
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[texts]ERIC ED389364: Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Undergraduate Teaching of Psychology (9th, Ellenville, NY, March 22-24, 1995). - ERIC
The 16 papers in this proceedings describe strategies and practices used in undergraduate psychology courses at two- and four-year colleges. The following presentations are included: (1) "Using the IDEAL Problem Solving Method in Groups," by R. Scott Smith; (2) "The Soul of Active Learning: Connecting Psychology and Faith," by Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen; (3) "Using Feature Films To Promote Active Learning in the College Classroom," by Virginia R...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Classroom Techniques; College Instruction; Cooperative Learning; Group Discussion; Higher Education; Instructional Development; Instructional Innovation; Learning Strategies; Psychology; Teaching Methods; Two Year Colleges; Undergraduate Study
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[movies]The Anatomy of a Classroom - The Making Visible Project at Chabot College: This documentary was created as part of SPECC (Strengthening Pre-collegiate Education in Community Colleges), a joint project of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of teaching, and the WIlliam and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
This video, produced by a student research assistant at Chabot College, provides a window into a Spring 2007 developmental English class taught by Dr. Katie Hern. The class, "Reading, Reasoning, and Writing I," is two levels below college-level composition. The footage shows the in-class activities Hern uses to guide students in critically engaging a chapter from the nonfiction book Fast Food Nation...
Keywords: Developmental English; Basic Skills; Reading; Pedagogy; Classroom; Faculty Inquiry; Composition; Critical Thinking; Writing; Community College; Student engagement; Active learning; Comprehension; Higher order thinking; Scaffolding
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[texts]ERIC ED389366: The Soul of Active Learning: Connecting Psychology and Faith. - ERIC
"Active Learning" refers to activities that help students connect new academic subjects with previous knowledge and experiences. This paper is an outline of a senior seminar on making connections between psychology and the broader lives of students. It is assumed that, for many undergraduate students, basic understandings of human nature are linked to the religion, faith, and spirituality fostered in their homes...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Beliefs; Classroom Techniques; Course Descriptions; Course Objectives; Epistemology; Experiential Learning; Higher Education; Psychology; Religion; Religion Studies; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED389371: Thinking Critically and Understanding Empathically: Techniques for Teaching Adolescent Development. - ERIC
In an Adolescent Development course at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, activities are employed to encourage students to become active learners, to become critical consumers of information regarding adolescents, and to develop an empathetic understanding of adolescents and their experiences. One activity that promotes critical thinking skills involves an analysis of adolescent experience over three generations, with students interviewing individuals in different age groups and compiling r...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Adolescent Development; Classroom Techniques; Course Objectives; Critical Thinking; Empathy; Group Activities; Higher Education; Learning Activities; Psychology; Role of Education; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED389369: Helping Students To Experience the Classroom: Interactive Techniques for the Personality Psychology Course. - ERIC
A truly interactive approach in the classroom involves giving students the freedom to add their own "twist" to course materials and allowing them to decide to some degree how the information will be used. Two learning activities employed in a psychology course serve to illustrate how interactive techniques can encourage students to relate their own experience to course material. The first activity helps students understand the biased impressions individuals hold about one another...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Classroom Techniques; Collage; College Instruction; Cooperative Learning; Defense Mechanisms; Group Activities; Higher Education; Instructional Innovation; Learning Activities; Psychology; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED381914: Better Than Toys: Real Life Skill Development. - ERIC
In educating children with disabilities, training for independence should begin early, and the "technology" may be very simple. This paper lists activities designed to increase gross, fine motor, cognitive, and eye-hand coordination skills needed for independent living. It encourages caregivers to engage young children in active learning experiences that help children begin to master their environment, by having them acquire life skills such as those preliminary to cooking, cleaning, and table s...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Basic Skills; Check Lists; Cognitive Development; Daily Living Skills; Disabilities; Early Childhood Education; Experiential Learning; Motor Development; Psychomotor Skills; Skill Development; Student Educational Objectives
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[texts]ERIC ED389374: Research on Trial: A Pedagogy for Research Methods Instruction. - ERIC
The Research on Trial technique is designed to enable students to think critically about psychological research, to help them apply what they have learned in class in an in-depth way to this research, and to create a classroom environment in which research issues are debated. The technique employs a courtroom trial role-play, with students assigned to either defend or "prosecute" a published research article...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Classroom Techniques; Course Objectives; Critical Thinking; Higher Education; Instructional Effectiveness; Psychological Studies; Psychology; Role Playing; Student Attitudes; Teacher Role; Teaching Methods
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[texts]mit :: ai :: aim :: AIM-1522
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document.mit :: ai :: aim :: AIM-1522
Keywords: neural; variance; loess; data; regression; weighted; gaussians; learning; active; kernel; statistical models; massachusetts institute; active learning; processing systems; locally weighted; training examples; loess learner; weighted regression; neural network; loess model
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[texts]mit :: ai :: aim :: AITR-1587
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document.mit :: ai :: aim :: AITR-1587
Keywords: learner; learning; target; era; probability; functions; data; function; examples; approximation; probability distribution; expected risk; sample complexity; approximation scheme; generalization error; learning algorithm; active learning; target function; data set; basis functions
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[texts]mit :: ai :: aim :: AIM-1514
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document.mit :: ai :: aim :: AIM-1514
Keywords: learner; function; data; optimal; target; functions; approximation; error; algorithm; active; sampling strategy; sample complexity; data set; passive learner; target function; maximum error; active learner; optimal recovery; approximation scheme; active learning
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[texts]ERIC ED386661: Improving Developmentally Appropriate Practices in the Kindergarten Program by Introducing Therapeutic Sensory Motor and Play Activities. - ERIC
This practicum was designed to increase teacher knowledge base in developmentally appropriate practices and increase understanding of the need for play and sensory motor activities in the kindergarten program. The primary goal was that the kindergarten teachers would use more developmentally appropriate practices in achieving curriculum objectives. A variety of strategies were employed to assist teachers in developing a clearer understanding of how the use of play and sensory systems impact lear...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Child Development; Developmentally Appropriate Practices; Discovery Learning; Educational Games; Experiential Learning; Inservice Teacher Education; Instructional Development; Kindergarten; Learning Activities; Learning Centers (Classroom); Learning Strategies; Perceptual Motor Learning; Play; Primary Education
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[texts]ERIC ED374751: Learning Style Differences between Developmental Studies and Academic Core College Students: Implications for Teaching. - ERIC
This study examined characteristics of passive and active learners among college students enrolled in remedial classes and students enrolled in regular academic classes. Active learners are typically analytical, focused on task, tolerant of new ideas, curious, adept at processing information, able to develop other ways to solve a problem, self-motivated, responsible for their own successes and failures, less affected by others' values, and have broad interests...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Active Learning; Cognitive Style; College Freshmen; Comparative Analysis; Developmental Studies Programs; High Risk Students; Higher Education; Learning Strategies; Remedial Instruction; Sex Differences; Student Characteristics; Teaching Methods
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[texts]mit :: ai :: aim :: AIM-1491
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document.mit :: ai :: aim :: AIM-1491
Keywords: oed; variance; learner; learning; constraints; random; optimal; neural; data; exploration; processing systems; training examples; optimal experiment; neural network; active learning; system identification; static constraints; output variance; experiment design; neural networks
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[texts]ERIC ED376013: Kids, Parents, and Teacher Go Camping Together Naturally!!! Project SEED. - ERIC
This paper describes a curriculum unit that combined an overnight camping experience with survival training. The program was implemented with fifth grade students, but is appropriate for students in grades 4-8. Pre-camp learning activities included integrating first aid techniques in science class, reading survival trade books in reading class, researching and writing outdoor survival skill information in writing class, and learning map and compass-reading skills in math and social studies class...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Activity Units; Camping; Curriculum Enrichment; Environmental Education; Experiential Learning; First Aid; Interdisciplinary Approach; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Learning Activities; Middle Schools; Outdoor Education; Parent Participation
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[texts]ERIC ED373332: Activities for an Interactive Classroom. - ERIC
Focusing particularly on student writing, this book describes the principles of an interactive classroom and presents specific activities which adhere to those principles. Acknowledging that such classrooms require that the students feel comfortable with each other, the book details several activities that help to build a positive classroom climate. The book uses classroom vignettes to illustrate the characteristics of the interactive classroom--authentic communication; collaborative learning; a...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Class Activities; Classroom Communication; Classroom Environment; Computer Assisted Instruction; Cooperative Learning; English Instruction; Learning Activities; Reading Writing Relationship; Secondary Education; Teacher Role; Teacher Student Relationship; Theory Practice Relationship; Writing Instruction; Writing Processes
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[texts]ERIC ED384312: Curriculum Development, Design, Specification and Assessment and Supplemental Materials. - ERIC
This document consists of a workshop presentation on curriculum development, design, specification, and assessment in the engineering classroom. Ten sessions focus on: (1) the format and purpose of the workshop, which is designed to help instructors develop an understanding of the basic principles of curriculum and instruction and the ability to apply these principles to the development, design, specification, and assessment of a curriculum or course; (2) cognitive aspects of learning science; (...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Cognitive Processes; Cognitive Style; College Instruction; Competency Based Education; Curriculum Design; Curriculum Development; Educational Objectives; Engineering Education; Higher Education; Outcomes of Education; Small Group Instruction; Student Evaluation; Teacher Workshops; Teaching Methods; Teamwork
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[texts]ERIC ED377774: Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations. Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Undergraduate Teaching of Psychology (8th, Ellenville, New York, March 16-18, 1994). - ERIC
This publications presents 20 papers from a conference on innovations in teaching psychology at the college level along with a conference program that lists and describes all presentations. The papers are "They Can't Learn When They Don't Know How: Teaching Statistics Using a Learning to Learn Model" (Beverly Rolker-Dolinsky and Donna Qualters); "Dare We ask Them What They Learned?" (Linda Dunlap); "Relating Familiar Material to new Material: One Form of Active Learning" (Judith Luis); "A Reacti...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Aggression; Art; Athletics; Classroom Techniques; Cognitive Psychology; College Faculty; College Instruction; College Students; Construct Validity; Cooperative Learning; Evaluation; Higher Education; Instructional Innovation; Learning Strategies; Personality; Privacy; Psychology; Social Psychology; Student Participation; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED387470: Practice What We Teach! Implementing a Problems of Practice Instructional Delivery Strategy. - ERIC
Indiana University South Bend (IUSB) School Leadership Project has adopted as a central educational strategy, problem based learning and its sub-model, problems of practice, in its program to prepare school leaders. Problems of practice is an active learning model that involves students in taking responsibility for their learning by immersing students into the problems of school administration by placing them at building sites with practicing administrators...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Administrator Education; Certification; College Instruction; Elementary Secondary Education; Feedback; Field Experience Programs; Higher Education; Management Development; Principals; Problem Based Learning; Program Attitudes; Program Evaluation; School Administration; Teaching Methods; Time Management; Writing Skills
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[texts]mit :: ai :: aim :: AITR-1572
From the bitsavers.org collection, a scanned-in computer-related document.mit :: ai :: aim :: AITR-1572
Keywords: pattern; detection; target; patterns; gaussian; data; image; face; learning; distance; canonical face; active learning; face detection; unknown target; pattern detection; example selection; test pattern; target pattern; approximation function; face patterns
Downloads: 36
[texts]ERIC ED384538: Improving Academic Achievement of Eleventh Grade Basic U.S. History Students through the Use of Cooperative Learning. - ERIC
This report describes a project to improve achievement among 24 grade 11 basic U.S. history students in a growing, middle class, suburban community in northern Illinois. Students are assigned to basic classes due to reading test scores. Analysis of probable cause data revealed that students entered the course with poor attitudes toward school, poor self images, and lack of motivation. Differences in instructors in the classes contributed to a variety of expectations and teaching styles...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Ability Grouping; Academic Achievement; Active Learning; Cooperation; Cooperative Learning; Educational Needs; Educationally Disadvantaged; Grade 11; Grouping (Instructional Purposes); High Schools; Instructional Effectiveness; Learning Strategies; Performance; Student Characteristics; Student Evaluation; United States History
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[texts]ERIC ED384915: Learning Together: Collaboration for Active Learning in the Elementary Language Arts. Teaching Resources in the ERIC Database (TRIED). - ERIC
Designed to tap the rich collection of instructional techniques in the ERIC database, this compilation of lesson plans focuses on helping elementary-school students to work together as they learn to read, write, and communicate. The 48 lesson plans in the book cover writing to communicate, reading for information, responding to literature, listening to understand, speaking to communicate, and cognitive processes in the language arts...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Class Activities; Cognitive Processes; Communication Skills; Cooperative Learning; Elementary Education; Elementary School Students; Group Activities; Language Arts; Lesson Plans; Listening Skills; Reader Response; Reading Instruction; Writing Instruction
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[texts]ERIC ED381378: Health in the Year 2100: What's Heredity Got To Do with It? Genetics Curriculum for High School Biology Students. - ERIC
This genetics curriculum was conceived to fill the void in the general public's awareness of the importance of heredity and environment in health. The module contains a teacher's manual, student manual, and appendix. Topics are presented in a manner that is intended to be culturally sensitive and meaningful, and to reflect the concerns of the Native American population in the South Dakota region. In the context of traditional Native American beliefs and culture, students learn about the genetics...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; American Indian Education; Biology; Genetics; Group Activities; Hands on Science; Health Education; High School Students; High Schools; Lesson Plans; Science Activities; Science Curriculum; Science Education
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[texts]ERIC ED384315: Engineering Core Workbook for Active Learning, Assessment & Team Training. Section Edition. - ERIC
This course workbook is designed to help students understand the principles of active learning, student assessment, and team training used in Arizona State University's core engineering curriculum. Eight sections focus on: (1) active learning, teaching and learning styles, and cooperative learning; (2) student assessment, levels of learning, and degrees of internalization, (3) a guide to self-evaluation and the documentation of educational states; (4) the use of teams; (5) team dynamics and effe...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Cognitive Processes; Cognitive Style; Communication Skills; Core Curriculum; Decision Making Skills; Engineering Education; Group Dynamics; Higher Education; Participative Decision Making; Self Evaluation (Individuals); Student Evaluation; Teaching Methods; Team Training; Teamwork
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[texts]ERIC ED386089: Campus Trends 1995: New Directions for Academic Programs. Higher Education Panel Report, Number 85. - ERIC
For the 12th year, a national survey of changes in the academic and administrative practices of American colleges and universities was undertaken. Senior administrators at 407 colleges and universities completed and returned survey questionnaires (80 percent of a sample of 506). Responses were statistically weighted so that results were representative of all American colleges and universities that offer a general program of undergraduate instruction...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Standards; Active Learning; College Administration; College Faculty; College Freshmen; College Programs; Colleges; Computer Uses in Education; Educational Practices; Educational Technology; Educational Trends; Higher Education; Multicultural Education; National Surveys; Self Evaluation (Groups); Trend Analysis; Undergraduate Study
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[texts]ERIC ED388485: Just beyond the Classroom: Community Adventures for Interdisciplinary Learning. - ERIC
Outdoor education, a general term describing the use of resources outside the classroom, has long been considered a method to improve student learning. This book aims to create a bridge between current school reform efforts and the field of outdoor education. Chapter 1 introduces the idea of outdoor education and relates several recent educational innovations to principles of outdoor education and experiential learning...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Class Activities; Community Study; Democratic Values; Educational Change; Experiential Learning; Field Trips; Interdisciplinary Approach; Intermediate Grades; Junior High Schools; Learning Activities; Learning Strategies; Outdoor Education; Problem Based Learning; Problem Solving; Student Centered Curriculum
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[texts]ERIC ED388397: Addressing Multiple Intelligences and Learning Styles: Creating Active Learners. - ERIC
This report describes a program employing the theory of multiple intelligences and individual learning style in order to increase time on task, increase retention of academic material, and decrease fluctuations in distracting behaviors in classrooms. Seventeen third grade students in the targeted classroom of an elementary school were surveyed on students' preferences in learning styles and teaching methods related to the 7 intelligences...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Active Learning; Behavior Problems; Cognitive Style; Curriculum Development; Educational Strategies; Elementary School Students; Grade 3; Individual Differences; Intelligence; Multiple Intelligences; Primary Education; Student Attitudes; Student Needs; Teaching Methods; Time on Task
Downloads: 5
[texts]ERIC ED380405: Jeopardy Review Game. - ERIC
This publication describes how to conduct a high school class review game based on the television show "Jeopardy." The game is described as applied in a high school health class context but it can easily be adapted to other subjects and ages. The game might appropriately be used as a review session before a unit test. Students form themselves into three groups plus two "helpers" with the teacher administering the game...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Class Activities; Educational Games; Educational Objectives; Health Education; High School Students; High Schools; Program Design; Program Implementation; Resource Materials; Secondary School Teachers; Student Participation; Study; Teacher Developed Materials; Test Coaching
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[texts]ERIC ED387271: Enhancing Learning through Sociodramatic Play. - ERIC
The role of sociodramatic play in children's cognitive, social, and physical development is discussed, drawing on observations of work with parents and their children ages 3-5. The paper focuses on the way the teachers guided and facilitated play taking cues from the children. A training session was provided to the parents on ways to play with their children using limited resources. Parent meetings were held once a week while children were in class...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Child Development; Cognitive Development; Dramatic Play; Early Childhood Education; Experiential Learning; Imitation; Intervention; Learning Activities; Parent Child Relationship; Parent Education; Parent Participation; Preschool Children; Pretend Play; Role Playing; Social Development; Teacher Role
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[texts]ERIC ED389679: Authentic Pedagogy and Student Performance. - ERIC
In order to address concerns about the intellectual quality of students' work under various "active learning" formats appearing in education reform efforts, this study developed a model of authentic pedagogy and assessed its presence in 23 restructured schools. The proposed authentic pedagogy is consistent with an active learning perspective and posits standards of intellectual quality, rather than teaching techniques or processes, as the central target of innovation...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Accountability; Active Learning; Educational Quality; Elementary Schools; Elementary Secondary Education; Equal Education; Experiential Learning; High Schools; Instruction; Middle Schools; Performance Based Assessment; School Restructuring; Standards; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED389372: Revealing Their Riches. - ERIC
An innovative approach to teaching undergraduate psychology in a self-directed group discussion format was implemented at Raymond Walters College, in Ohio, based on premises from the active learning and employee involvement movements holding that adults achieve more when they are actively involved in their own learning and that students are capable of taking responsibility for their own learning. In the course, class meetings consist of group discussions and activities, with students required to...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Classroom Techniques; Course Descriptions; Course Objectives; Experiential Learning; Higher Education; Instructional Innovation; Psychology; Self Directed Groups; Student Attitudes; Student Participation; Student Role; Teacher Attitudes; Teacher Role
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[texts]ERIC ED381442: Enhancing Social Studies Achievement among Hispanic Students Using Cooperative Learning Work Groups. - ERIC
This paper reports on a 12-week study of 131 students in eight fourth-grade social studies classrooms in two elementary schools in the southwestern United States with low socioeconomic, high minority populations. Although research has indicated that cooperative learning enhances student achievement, promotes self-esteem, and improves interpersonal relations, few studies have focused on cooperative learning in elementary social studies...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Cooperative Learning; Grade 4; Group Activities; Grouping (Instructional Purposes); Hispanic American Students; Hispanic Americans; Intermediate Grades; Learning Strategies; Self Directed Groups; Small Group Instruction; Social Status; Student Participation; Teaching Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED389367: Using Feature Films To Promote Active Learning in the College Classroom. - ERIC
Using feature films to teach undergraduate psychology courses can promote active learning for several reasons. Films can reach students with a variety of learning styles, including those with a visual approach to learning. Also, students seem to enjoy commercial films and their use can help decrease levels of monotony from daily lectures. Feature films also provide a context that relates psychological concepts and theories to students' real life experience and illustrate different viewpoints in ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Active Learning; Audiovisual Aids; Classroom Techniques; College Instruction; Curriculum Development; Educational Media; Films; Higher Education; Learning Activities; Learning Modalities; Multimedia Instruction; Psychology; Teaching Methods; Undergraduate Study; Visual Learning
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